Fantastical Updated for macOS Big Sur With New Design, Widgets, Native Support for Apple Silicon, and More

Flexibits today announced the release of version 3.3 of its popular calendar app Fantastical for Mac, with key new features including full compatibility with macOS Big Sur, native support for Apple Silicon, and a new design.

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Fantastical version 3.3 also supports macOS Big Sur's revamped Notification Center widgets with customizable themes and sizes, displays sunrise and sunset times in the weather forecast, provides severe weather alerts, adds support for adding Microsoft Teams meetings to events on Office 365, and more.

Many of these new features and others have also been implemented in the latest version of Fantastical for iPhone and iPad.


Fantastical is free on the Mac App Store/App Store for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, with a Fantastical Premium subscription required to unlock all features. A subscription costs $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year in the United States.

Related Roundup: macOS Big Sur
Related Forum: macOS Big Sur (11.0)

Top Rated Comments

calstanford Avatar
26 weeks ago
Will never subscribe to a calendar app. Things have gotten out of hand in terms of insanity. Sorry but no. Never.
Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rafagon Avatar
26 weeks ago
Every app has turned into a subscription service nowadays.

I wouldn't subscribe to this app even if the subscription cost a penny per decade. The stock calendar app is free and perfectly capable.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mcdawg Avatar
26 weeks ago
Does this thing permit scheduling something for “the day after never”? Because that’s precisely the date when I’m planning to start paying a monthly fee to use a calendar app.
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
4jasontv Avatar
26 weeks ago
The benefit to subscribing to a calendar app is that you never miss payments.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ad@m Avatar
26 weeks ago
I was longterm user of Fantastical until that day they released the subscription model. Since that I use Calendar 366 app - Very similar to Fantastical, one time purchase and of course standalone Mac OS app. Give it a try :)
Calendar 366 ('https://apps.apple.com/cz/app/calendar-366-events-tasks/id1265892516')
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
arvinsim Avatar
26 weeks ago
Apple's native calendar is enough for me.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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